I have created feature which contains list definition and list instance based on that definition. I also added feature resource files to localize it. I created invariant and pl-PL resource files. When I'm debugging, list definition and instance are created properly. The thing is, that when I access list instance in English, I'm getting list title and description like below:


When I'm accessing the same list instance, but in Polish (switching current language), title and description are properly displayed. Any ideas why this is happening?

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Make sure your format to pick the name from the Resource file is:


MyResources - name of the resources file (as described below) ListInstance_News - the resource entry

And the name of Resources file (for the entry above) for English should be:


And deployed to:


  • So I have to specify language. I thought that invariant resources would take care of that.
    – jjczopek
    Sep 26, 2011 at 9:37

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